Erica Navar Joins McAndrews


Erica was previously a primary patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), where she issued over 200 patents. While at the USPTO, Erica received a Master’s Level Art Certification for her technical expertise in wireless communications and also worked as a detailee at the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

In addition, Erica has experience working for an IP research company, and as a telecommunications engineer at Nokia (formerly Alcatel-Lucent).

Erica received her B.S.E.E. from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago, IL, where she graduated with a certificate in intellectual property.

Check out her full bio here.